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Why college is not one big ‘scam’

An online post from someone who claimed to be a student at Kansas State University articulated in a Facebook post what a lot of students and parents feel about the high cost of a college education and whether the end justifies the means.

Cityscape

Kansas, Kansas City restaurant health inspections for Jan. 18

Area restaurants and grocery stores with 7 or more priority or critical health code violations: Callahan’s Pizzeria, Chili’s Bar & Grill, Hy-Vee on Englewood, India Palace, KC Garden, McDonald’s Metro North, Save-A-Lot in Overland Park, 7-Eleven in Lenexa, Touch of Asia and Zarape Mexican Grill.

Kids & Money

College education loans hurting parents, grandparents

The number of seniors generally age 60 and older with student loan debt has quadrupled over the last decade to 6.4 percent, and the average amount they owed has also increased to $23,500 in 2015 from $12,100 in 2005, according to a new report from the federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

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Cafe Europa opens Union Hill location

Cafe Europa opens its second restaurant at Union Hill with expanded bread and coffee programs as well as a new all-day menu that's different from its Crestwood restaurant.
Shelly Yang The Kansas City Star
Cafe Europa opens Union Hill location 2:03

Cafe Europa opens Union Hill location

Inside Stock Hill steakhouse near Country Club Plaza 2:09

Inside Stock Hill steakhouse near Country Club Plaza

Inside Tippin's: KC's popular pie maker 2:41

Inside Tippin's: KC's popular pie maker

This 3-D candy printer lets you design and make gummy candy 0:45

This 3-D candy printer lets you design and make gummy candy